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Red puck - 11 Feb 2013
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http://denver.craigslist.org/spo/3568568437.html

I found this on the Denver Craigslist. It is a survivor for a low price.
I would get it immediately if I could.
Here is Mark's opinion: Looks like maybe one original mallet on the table. Doesn't look like a red Lexan puck. No coffin base with that table, sits on a sawhorse. Looks like the side panels were replaced.

It would be easy to just put a proper puck/mallet set on there.
The coin mechanism was taken out after serving in an arcade and replaced
with a on/off toggle switch, making for a great table to practice on at home.
 
Red puck - 11 Feb 2013
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Red puck - 11 Feb 2013
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rnsykes - 20 Jun 2013
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I just bought one like this today. It has the original legs and what appear to be the original pucks and mallets. There is just some slight wear in front of the goals, and the vinyl on the sides is bubbling in some places. Easy enough for me to replace, but not very high on my priority list. I think I got a great deal on it at $200 delivered. The only thing I need to do is replace some of the bulbs for the scoring markers. Has anyone tried swapping them to led bulbs? Just a thought. Also I noticed that there is a hum that comes from the machine (not the blower motor) when it's not running. Is it a problem? Is it common? What causes it? As soon as I figure it out, I'll try to post a picture.
 
rnsykes - 20 Jun 2013
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There we go!
 
rnsykes - 20 Jun 2013
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A few last questions for now. Does anyone know where I could find a manual for one of these? I'm especially interested in a wiring schematic. And is there a quick and easy way to switch these from 5 goals to 7 goals? Also, there is a button next to the fuse. What is that for?
 
tableman - 20 Jun 2013
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rnsykes said:
I just bought one like this today. It has the original legs and what appear to be the original pucks and mallets. There is just some slight wear in front of the goals, and the vinyl on the sides is bubbling in some places. Easy enough for me to replace, but not very high on my priority list. I think I got a great deal on it at $200 delivered. The only thing I need to do is replace some of the bulbs for the scoring markers. Has anyone tried swapping them to led bulbs? Just a thought. Also I noticed that there is a hum that comes from the machine (not the blower motor) when it's not running. Is it a problem? Is it common? What causes it? As soon as I figure it out, I'll try to post a picture.


The hum is probably from the circuit board or power supply. Chris Green is an expert on restoring Brunswick tables, he might have more to say. Anyway, you did get a great deal for $200 delivered! And the scoring works. My old Brunswicks are in good playing shape but none of the circuit boards still works. We just plug in the blower and tape or remove the solenoids.

 
tableman - 20 Jun 2013
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rnsykes said:
A few last questions for now. Does anyone know where I could find a manual for one of these? I'm especially interested in a wiring schematic. And is there a quick and easy way to switch these from 5 goals to 7 goals? Also, there is a button next to the fuse. What is that for?


I have old manuals but can't get to them for a while. PM Chris Green on that and your question on the button.

5 points was a Philly/NJ modification they made locally that I never liked. There is a way to revert to 7 but I don't know how myself. Or you can just bypass the scoring altogether if the table shutting off at 5 points bothers you.

The mallets do not look original, the original would be old creams. The red puck might be original if it's red Lexan and has the Brunswick star pattern in the center.

 
rnsykes - 21 Jun 2013
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Thanks for the reply. I'll try to PM Chris and see if he can help me out. The puck is the white thing in the far corner. There are two matching ones. Not sure about the logo on them. I'll have to check on them. I figured the hum was probably just the transformer tuning up. I run into doorbell transformers every once in a while that hum like that. I'll just keep it un-plugged until I can get my hands on a manual and replace the transformer. I'm pretty happy with it. All of the scoring works except for two light bulbs. But since it only scores up to 5, I just keep those two in the six and seven spots. The solenoids work in the goals to stop the puck, and there doesn't seem to be any irregularities in the table. One of these days, I may replace the vinyl since it's blistering in a few spots. It's a shame that I won't be able to get new decals to put back on though. I think that would be the only thing stopping me from doing it. I like to keep things looking original.
 
tableman - 21 Jun 2013
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rnsykes said:
Thanks for the reply. I'll try to PM Chris and see if he can help me out. The puck is the white thing in the far corner. There are two matching ones. Not sure about the logo on them. I'll have to check on them. I figured the hum was probably just the transformer tuning up. I run into doorbell transformers every once in a while that hum like that. I'll just keep it un-plugged until I can get my hands on a manual and replace the transformer. I'm pretty happy with it. All of the scoring works except for two light bulbs. But since it only scores up to 5, I just keep those two in the six and seven spots. The solenoids work in the goals to stop the puck, and there doesn't seem to be any irregularities in the table. One of these days, I may replace the vinyl since it's blistering in a few spots. It's a shame that I won't be able to get new decals to put back on though. I think that would be the only thing stopping me from doing it. I like to keep things looking original.


Chris may have some of those decals he might be willing to sell.

 
rnsykes - 21 Jun 2013
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I'll ask him about it then. Also, I checked out the whit pucks. They definitely have the brunswick logo. I noticed that there is a slow side and a fast side to both of them also. Not sure if they are designed like that or have just worn in that way. Anyway, we are having lots of fun with it.
 

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